60 years of survival outcomes at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

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M. Alma Rodriguez, Ronald S. Walters, Thomas W. Burke, editors. --New York, NY: Springer , c2013.
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This unique book provides a retrospective analysis of the changes in survival outcomes at The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center over the past six decades. Since opening its doors in 1944, M.D. Anderson has kept a continuous, uninterrupted data repository of the treatment and outcomes of each of its patients. It is this visionary database from the Center's tumor registry which makes this groundbreaking book possible. Tracking results across time, the book shows radical shifts in ou…
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Rodriguez, M. Alma
Walters, Ronald S
Burke, Thomas W
Responsibility
M. Alma Rodriguez, Ronald S. Walters, Thomas W. Burke, editors
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiii, 346 p. : 124 ill. in color)
ISBN
9781461451976
Subjects (MeSH)
Academies and Institutes - history
History, 20th century
History, 21st century
Neoplasms - epidemiology
Neoplasms - therapy
Registries
Survival Analysis
Texas - epidemiology
Treatment Outcome
Subjects (LCSH)
Oncology
Epidemiology
Abstract
This unique book provides a retrospective analysis of the changes in survival outcomes at The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center over the past six decades. Since opening its doors in 1944, M.D. Anderson has kept a continuous, uninterrupted data repository of the treatment and outcomes of each of its patients. It is this visionary database from the Center's tumor registry which makes this groundbreaking book possible. Tracking results across time, the book shows radical shifts in outcomes trends, where great progress has been made, and where there is still a long way to go, and offers a snapshot of the parallel history of developments in care. Such data is crucial to informing how patients are counseled, how treatment decisions are determined, and how prognoses are made. 60 Years of Survival Outcomes at The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center is the only book to concurrently present longitudinal data on survival outcomes across the spectrum of rare and common cancers. Each chapter deals with a specific disease site, discussing current management approaches and presenting key data replete with illustrative charts, graphs, and tables. With the resources available only to the practitioners at this inimitable institution, this book heralds a cornerstone moment in the study of survival outcomes and the depth of our knowledge of cancer care.
Contents
Ch. 1:Introduction -- Ch. 2:History of MD Anderson's Tumor Registry -- Ch. 3:Statistical Methods -- Ch. 4:Breast Cancer -- Ch. 5:Prostate Cancer -- Ch. 6:Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer -- Ch. 7:Small Cell Lung Cancer -- Ch. 8:Colon Cancer -- Ch. 9:Ovarian Cancer -- Ch. 10:Cervical Cancer -- Ch. 11:Endometrial Cancer -- Ch. 12:Pancreatic Cancer (Exocrine) -- Ch. 13:Kidney Cancer -- Ch. 14:Bladder Cancer -- Ch. 15:Cutaneous Melanoma -- Ch. 16:Liver Cancer -- Ch. 17:Esophageal Cancer -- Ch. 18:Gastric Cancer -- Ch. 19:Acute Myeloid Leukemia -- Ch. 20:Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia/Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma -- Ch. 21:Hodgkin Lymphoma -- Ch. 22:Non-Hodgkin Indolent B-Cell Lymphoma -- Ch. 23:Non-Hodgkin Aggressive B-Cell Lymphoma -- Ch. 24:Multiple Myeloma -- Ch. 25:Head and Neck Cancer -- Ch. 26:Thyroid Cancer -- Ch. 27:Soft Tissue Sarcomas -- Ch. 28:Sarcomas of Bone -- Index.
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ACL Injury and Its Treatment

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Mitsuo Ochi, Konsei Shino, Kazunori Yasuda, Masahiro Kurosaka, editors. --Tokyo: Springer Japan , c2016.
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This volume presents detailed information on surgically relevant anatomy and histology of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), biomechanics, diagnostics, and ACL reconstruction. In light of the growing body of evidence demonstrating the advantages of anatomic ACL reconstruction over traditional methods, there are also discussions of single anteromedial bundle reconstruction and anatomic ACL reconstruction with abundant descriptions of experimental and clinical studies. In addition, particular …
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Ochi, Mitsuo
Shino, Konsei
Yasuda, Kazunori
Kurosaka, Masahiro
Responsibility
Mitsuo Ochi, Konsei Shino, Kazunori Yasuda, Masahiro Kurosaka, editors
Place of Publication
Tokyo
Publisher
Springer Japan
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiv, 562 p. : 255 illus., 182 illus. in color)
ISBN
9784431558583
9784431558569 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Anterior Cruciate Ligament - injuries
Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction - methods
Anterior Cruciate Ligament - surgery
Knee Joint - anatomy & histology
Abstract
This volume presents detailed information on surgically relevant anatomy and histology of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), biomechanics, diagnostics, and ACL reconstruction. In light of the growing body of evidence demonstrating the advantages of anatomic ACL reconstruction over traditional methods, there are also discussions of single anteromedial bundle reconstruction and anatomic ACL reconstruction with abundant descriptions of experimental and clinical studies. In addition, particular attention is given not only to techniques such as ACL augmentation, bone-patella tendon-bone reconstruction and computer-assisted navigation, but it also presents expert analysis of revision of ACL reconstruction, complications, and the future perspectives of ACL reconstruction. Edited by authoritative orthopedic surgeon from the Japanese Orthopaedic Society of Knee, Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine (JOSKAS), this book provides up-to-date information for orthopedic surgeons and physical therapists specializing in the ACL. The research evidence will broaden readers' understanding and enable them to optimize outcomes for patients. As ACL rupture is a common injury especially for high-level athletes, it will also attract sports trainers and team physicians who are interested in a recent update on this field.
Contents
Part I. Anatomy and Histology of the ACL -- 1 Functional Anatomy of the ACL Fibers on the Femoral Attachment -- 2 The Anatomical Features of ACL Insertion Sites and Their Implications for Multi-Bundle Reconstruction -- 3 Discrepancy Between Macroscopic and Histological Observations -- 4 Tibial Insertion of the ACL: 3D-CT Images, Macroscopic, and Microscopic Findings -- 5 Mechanoreceptors in the ACL -- Part II. Biomechanics of the ACL -- 6 Mechanical Properties and Biomechanical Function of the ACL -- 7 Biomechanics of the Knee with Isolated One Bundle Tear of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament -- 8 Function and Biomechanics of ACL Remnant -- 9 Biomechanics of Single- and Double-Bundle ACL Reconstruction -- 10 ACL Injury Mechanisms -- Part III. Diagnostics of ACL Injury -- 11 Physical Examinations and Device Measurements for ACL Deficiency -- 12 Diagnostics of ACL Injury Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) -- 13 Diagnosis of Injured ACL Using Three-Dimensional Computed Tomography: Usefulness for Preoperative Decision Making -- Part IV. Basic Knowledge of ACL Reconstruction -- 14 Graft Selection -- 15 Portal Placement -- 16 Femoral Bone Tunnel Placement -- 17 Tibial Bone Tunnel Placement in Double-Bundle Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Using Hamstring Tendons -- 18 Tensioning and Fixation of the Graft -- 19 Tendon Regeneration after Harvest for ACL Reconstruction -- 20 Second-Look Arthroscopic Evaluation after ACL Reconstruction -- 21 Bone Tunnel Changes After ACL Reconstruction -- 22 Graft I impingement -- 23 Fixation Procedure -- Part V. Multiple bundle ACL Reconstruction -- 24 Single- vs. Double-Bundle ACL Reconstruction -- 25 Anatomic Double-Bundle Reconstruction Procedure -- 26 Triple-Bundle ACL Reconstruction with the Semitendinosus Tendon Graft -- Part VI. ACL Augmentation -- 27 History and Advantages of ACL Augmentation -- 28 Surgical Technique of ACL Augmentation -- Part VII. ACL Reconstruction Using Bone-Patella Tendon-Bone -- 29 An Overview -- 30 Anatomical Rectangular Tunnel ACL Reconstruction with a Bone-Patellar Tendon-Bone Graft -- 31 Rectangular vs. Round Tunnel -- Part VIII. Computer-Assisted Navigation in ACL Reconstruction -- 32 Intraoperative Biomechanical Evaluation Using a Navigation System -- 33 Application of Computer-Assisted Navigation -- Part IX. ACL Injury in Patients with Open Physes -- 34 ACL Reconstruction with Open Physes -- 35 Avulsion Fracture of the ACL -- Part X. Revision ACL Reconstruction -- 36 Double-Bundle Technique -- 37 Bone-Patellar Tendon-Bone Graft via Round Tunnel -- 38 Anatomical Revision ACL Reconstruction with Rectangular Tunnel Technique -- 39 One- vs. Two-Stage Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction -- Part XI. Complications of ACL Reconstruction -- 40 Complications of ACL Reconstruction -- Part XII. Future of ACL Reconstruction -- 41 Future Challenges of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Biological Modulation Using a Growth Factor Application for Enhancement of Graft Healing -- 42 Strategies to Enhance Biological Tendon-Bobe Healing in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction -- 43 Tissue engineering approach for ACL healing.
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The active female : health issues throughout the lifespan

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Jacalyn J. Robert-McComb, Reid L. Norman, Mimi Zumwalt, editors. (Second edition) --New York: Springer , c2014.
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The purpose of the The Active Female: Health Issues Throughout the Lifespan, 2nd Edition is twofold: (1) to increase the awareness of wellness and fitness issues for active females and their family members; and (2) to provide an avenue for medical practitioners, allied health professionals, health educators, and certified individuals in sports medicine to gain critical, updated knowledge of a field specific to active females. Part I of the book offers a foundation to help the reader understand …
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Robert-McComb, Jacalyn J
Norman, Reid L
Zumwalt, Mimi
Responsibility
Jacalyn J. Robert-McComb, Reid L. Norman, Mimi Zumwalt, editors
Edition
Second edition
Place of Publication
New York
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxiii, 595 pages)
ISBN
9781461488842 (electronic bk.)
9781461488835
Subjects (MeSH)
Health Promotion
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena
Physical Fitness
Women
Women's Health
Subjects (LCSH)
Women - Health and hygiene
Women - Nutrition
Physical fitness for women
Médecine
Abstract
The purpose of the The Active Female: Health Issues Throughout the Lifespan, 2nd Edition is twofold: (1) to increase the awareness of wellness and fitness issues for active females and their family members; and (2) to provide an avenue for medical practitioners, allied health professionals, health educators, and certified individuals in sports medicine to gain critical, updated knowledge of a field specific to active females. Part I of the book offers a foundation to help the reader understand the interrelationship among body image concerns, the female reproductive cycle, and musculoskeletal anatomy/physiology of females that makes their health risks and concerns unique. Reproductive health is discussed by a prominent researcher in reproduction/endocrinology. An overview of the Female Athlete Triad which is a syndrome of three interrelated conditions (isordered eating, menstrual disturbances and bone loss) is presented in Part II. Physicians and certified professionals in sports medicine discuss the individual components of the triad, relating not only to the athletic female but also to the recreationally active woman throughout the lifespan. In Part III, Prevention and management of common musculoskeletal injuries is addressed by a female orthopedic surgeon who sub-specializes in treating female athletes. Finally, appropriate exercise and nutritional guidelines for active females are discussed in Parts IV-V of the book by certified professionals and licensed physicians in sports medicine. An invaluable addition to the literature, The Active Female: Health Issues Throughout the Lifespan, 2nd Edition will be of great interest to physicians, allied health care practitioners, medical/other wellness educators, and students who are interested in advancing women's health issues. Sports medicine specialists, family practitioners, gynecologists, team physicians, residents in sports medicine, athletic trainers, health educators, nurses, physicians assistants, physical therapists, sport psychologists, counselors, athletic trainers, and other members of the sports medicine team should also find this title of significant interest.
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[Machne generated contents note] pt. I Focusing on Active Female's Health Issues: Unique Gender Related Psychological and Physiological Characteristics of Females -- 1. Body Image Concerns Throughout the Lifespan / Marilyn Massey-Stokes -- 2. Reproductive Changes in the Female Lifespan / Reid L. Norman -- 3. Considerations of Sex Differences in Musculoskeletal Anatomy / C. Roger James -- 4. The Human Menstrual Cycle / Reid L. Norman -- 5. Abnormal Menstrual Cycles / Reid L. Norman -- 6. Nutritional, Physical, and Psychological Stress and Functional Amenorrhea / Melissa R. Inigo -- 7. Effects of the Menstrual Cycle on the Acquisition of Peak Bone Mass / Brittany Dowling -- pt. II Disordered Eating Issues in the Active Female -- 8. Menstrual Dysfunction Screening and Management for Active Females / Jennifer J. Mitchell -- 9. Eating Disorders and Disordered Eating: A Global Perspective / Maesy Indigo -- 10. Disordered Eating Issues in Active Children and Adolescence / Lesley Carraway -- 11. The Physiology of Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa / Annette Gary -- 12. The Female Athletic Triad: Disordered Eating, Amenorrhea, and Osteoporosis / Andrew Cisneros -- 13. Screening for Disordered Eating and Eating Disorders in Female Athletes / Jacalyn J. Robert-McComb -- 14. Evidence-Based Disordered Eating Prevention Programs for Active Females / Anna M. Tacon -- pt. III Prevention and Management of Common Musculoskeletal Injuries in Active Females -- 15. Prevention and Management of Common Musculoskeletal Injuries in Preadolescent and Adolescent Female Athletes / Brittany Dowling -- 16. Prevention and Management of Common Musculoskeletal Injuries in the Adult Female Athlete / Brittany Dowling -- 17. Prevention and Management of Common Exercise-Related Musculoskeletal Injuries During Pregnancy / Brittany Dowling -- 18. Prevention and Management of Common Musculoskeletal Injuries in the Aging Female Athlete / Brittany Dowling -- 19. Osteoporosis and Current Therapeutic Management / Kellie F. Flood-Shaffer -- pt. IV Exercise Guidelines and Precautions for Active Females -- 20. Traditional and Nontraditional Empirically Based Exercise Programs for Active Females / Anna M. Tacon -- 21. Cardiovascular Exercise Guidelines for Children and Adolescent Women / Maria Fernandez-del-Valle -- 22. Resistance Training Guidelines for Active Females Throughout the Lifespan: Children, Adolescences, Adult Women, and the Aging Woman / Tyrel S. McCravens -- 23. Exercise Precautions for the Female Athlete: Signs of Overtraining / Lauren Gates -- 24. Excessive Exercise and Immunity: The J-Shaped Curve / Anna M. Tacon -- 25. Screening Tools for Excessive Exercise in the Active Female / Maria Fernandez-del-Valle -- 26. Exercise Prescription and Pregnancy / Jacalyn J. Robert-McComb -- pt. V Nutrition, Energy Balance, and Weight Control -- 27. Estimating Energy Requirements / Eduardo Iglesias-Gutierrez -- 28. Nutritional Guidelines for Active Children / Eduardo Iglesias-Gutierrez -- 29. Nutritional Guidelines and Energy Needs for the Female Athlete: Preventing Low Energy Availability and Functional Amenorrhea Through Diet / Angela Garcia Gonzalez -- 30. Ergogenic Aids and the Female Athlete / Fernando Naclerio -- 31. Nutritional Guidelines and Energy Needs During Pregnancy and Lactation / Lesley Carraway -- 32. Nutritional Guidelines, Energy Balance, and Weight Control: Issues for the Aging Active Female / Jose E. Almaraz Marroquin.
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Acute pediatric neurology

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Thomas Sejersen, Ching H. Wang, editors. --London: Springer , c2014.
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This book provides recommendations for evaluation and therapy in the area of acute pediatric neurology; these are presented didactically with frequent use of illustrations and algorithms. Chapters in the first part of the book discuss presenting symptoms of acute neurological conditions. The second part of the book covers major areas of acute pediatric neurology and each of these chapters has three key elements: description of presenting symptoms; recommended assessments; and recommended interv…
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Sejersen, Thomas
Wang, Ching H
Responsibility
Thomas Sejersen, Ching H. Wang, editors
Place of Publication
London
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvii, 405 pages)
ISBN
9780857294913 (electronic bk.)
9780857294906
Subjects (MeSH)
Acute Disease
Nervous System Diseases - diagnosis
Nervous System Diseases - therapy
Neurologic Manifestations
Subjects (LCSH)
Pediatric neurology
Pediatric emergencies
Pediatric intensive care
Nervous System Diseases
Infant
Child
Adolescent
Critical Care
Emergency Treatment
Neurology
Pediatrics
Emergency medicine
Abstract
This book provides recommendations for evaluation and therapy in the area of acute pediatric neurology; these are presented didactically with frequent use of illustrations and algorithms. Chapters in the first part of the book discuss presenting symptoms of acute neurological conditions. The second part of the book covers major areas of acute pediatric neurology and each of these chapters has three key elements: description of presenting symptoms; recommended assessments; and recommended interventions.
Contents
Part I. Acute Neurological Symptoms -- Unconsciousness, Coma, and Death by Neurological Criteria -- Seizures -- Acute Headache -- Acute Disturbance of Motor Function -- Acute Disturbance of Vision -- Dizziness and Vertigo -- Acute Changes of Behavior and Memory -- Part II. Management of Acute Neurological Conditions -- Ischemic and Hypoxic Insults: Near Drowning, Asphyxia, Carbon Monoxide Poisoning -- Neurometabolic Crisis -- Approach to Childhood-Onset Muscle Cramps, Exercise Intolerance and Recurrent Myoglobinuria -- Management of Seizures and Status Epilepticus -- Management of Increased Intracranial Pressure -- Management of Migraine and Other Headaches -- Central Nervous System Infections (Bacteria and Parasites) -- Management of Acute Neuromuscular Disorders -- Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases -- Viral Infections, Autoimmune and Demyelinating Conditions of the Central Nervous System -- Spasticity, Dystonia, and Other Movement Disorders: A Comprehensive Treatment Guide -- Acute Pain.
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Adolescent Health and Wellbeing : Current Strategies and Future Trends

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Alessandro Pingitore, Francesca Mastorci, Cristina Vassalle, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2019.
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This book presents a detailed and updated review of the widespread changes that take place during adolescence, adopting a preventive perspective that reflects physical, social, cognitive, and emotional changes. It addresses a broad range of aspects, including: the preventive programs and their systemic effects; the role of environment in influencing the healthy behaviors of adolescents and young adults; the use of e-Health technology in health and behavioral interventions for adolescents; and t…
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Pingitore, Alessandro
Mastorci, Francesca
Vassalle, Cristina
Responsibility
Alessandro Pingitore, Francesca Mastorci, Cristina Vassalle, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2019
Physical Description
1 online resource (xii, 352 p.) : 45 illus., 37 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030258160
9783030258153 (Print ed.)
9783030258177 (Print ed.)
9783030258184 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Adolescent
Health Promotion
Preventive Medicine
Social Determinants of Health
Subjects (LCSH)
Pediatrics
Health promotion
Primary care (Medicine)
Medical policy
Child psychiatry
Specialty
Adolescent Health
Abstract
This book presents a detailed and updated review of the widespread changes that take place during adolescence, adopting a preventive perspective that reflects physical, social, cognitive, and emotional changes. It addresses a broad range of aspects, including: the preventive programs and their systemic effects; the role of environment in influencing the healthy behaviors of adolescents and young adults; the use of e-Health technology in health and behavioral interventions for adolescents; and the clinical and prognostic implications of primordial prevention in healthy adolescents. All of these elements are subsequently reviewed using a multidimensional approach, in order to offer extensive information on the complex changes that characterize adolescents’ physiological, psychological, and neurobiological development. In addition, the book depicts the preventive strategies currently used in various social settings (school, family, sport club, health policies) aimed not only at reducing lifestyle risk behaviors, but also at improving resilience, happiness, social involvement, self-esteem, and sociability. This update is essential in the light of the fact that, to date, prevention has mainly been directed towards adolescents with physical or mental disorders rather than their healthy peers. As such, the book offers a valuable tool for pediatricians, child and adolescents psychiatrists, and for all professionals involved in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention.
Contents
Part I. Primordial Prevention: General Aspects - 1. Preventive Primordial Strategies: Times Are Changing -- 2. Fetal Programming of Adult Disease in a Translational Point of View -- 3. Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour and Mental Health in Young People: A Review of Reviews -- 4. Habits and Quality of Diet -- 5. Biochemical Markers in Primordial Prevention: Premises and Promises -- Part II. Adolescents’ Mental Health and Well-Being -- 6. Prenatal and Early Postnatal Influences on Neurodevelopment: The Role of Epigenetics -- 7. The Role of Environmental Enrichment on Neurodevelopment: Emotion Regulation in Adolescence as a Model Paradigm -- 8. Relationship Between Emotions, Sleep and Well-Being -- 9. Adolescents in the 21st Century: Back to Dialogue from Marked Lives vs Dreamed Lives -- Part III. Adolescence and the Social Determinants of Health -- 10. Adolescence and Social Determinants of Health: Family and Community -- 11. The Role of Well-Being in the School of Inclusion -- 12. Two-Faced Janus: The Role of Peers in Adolescence -- Part IV. The Digital Era in Adolescent’s Health and Well-Being -- 13. Adolescence Between Past and Future -- 14. e-Health Strategies -- 15. Images and Perspectives of Play for Children’s and Adolescents’ Well-being -- 16. New Perspectives for Multidisciplinary and Integrated Strategies of Adolescent Health and Well-being.
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Adult CNS Radiation Oncology : Principles and Practice

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Eric L. Chang, Paul D. Brown, Simon S. Lo, Arjun Sahgal, John H. Suh, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2018.
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This book elucidates the radiation therapy protocols and procedures for the management of adult patients presenting with primary benign and malignant central nervous system tumors. With the development of new treatment strategies and rapid advancement of radiation technology, it is crucial for radiation oncologists to maintain and refine their knowledge and skills. Dedicated exclusively to adult CNS radiation oncology, this textbook explores CNS tumors ranging from the common to the esoteric as…
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Chang, Eric L.
Brown, Paul D.
Lo, Simon S.
Sahgal, Arjun
Suh, John H.
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Eric L. Chang, Paul D. Brown, Simon S. Lo, Arjun Sahgal, John H. Suh, editors
Alternate Title
Adult central nervous system radiation oncology
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxi, 766 p.) : 349 illus., 257 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319428789
9783319428772 (print ed.)
9783319428796 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Adult
Central Nervous System Diseases - radiotherapy
Central Nervous System Neoplasms - radiotherapy
Radiation Oncology - methods
Radiotherapy - adverse effects
Specialty
Medical Oncology
Neurology
Radiotherapy
Abstract
This book elucidates the radiation therapy protocols and procedures for the management of adult patients presenting with primary benign and malignant central nervous system tumors. With the development of new treatment strategies and rapid advancement of radiation technology, it is crucial for radiation oncologists to maintain and refine their knowledge and skills. Dedicated exclusively to adult CNS radiation oncology, this textbook explores CNS tumors ranging from the common to the esoteric as well as secondary cancers of metastatic origin. The first half of the book is organized anatomically: tumors of the brain, spinal cord, leptomeninges, optic pathway, ocular choroid, and skull base. The second half covers primary CNS lymphoma, rare CNS tumors, metastatic brain disease, vascular conditions of the CNS, radiation-associated complications, and radiation modalities. Each chapter provides guidance on treatment field design, target delineation, and normal critical structure tolerance constraints in the context of the disease being treated. Learning objectives, case studies, and Maintenance of Certification Self-Assessment Continuing Medical Education-style questions and answers are incorporated throughout the book. This is an ideal guide for radiation oncologists, residents, and fellows, but medical students may also find value in the text.
Contents
Part I. Brain Tumors: Benign -- Meningioma -- Pituitary Adenoma -- Craniopharyngioma -- Vestibular Schwannoma -- Part II. Brain Tumors: Malignant Gliomas -- Low Grade Glioma -- High Grade Gliomas -- Part III. Spine: Benign -- Schwannomas and Neurofibromas -- Spinal Meningioma -- Part IV. Spine: Malignant -- Astrocytic Tumors of Spinal Cord -- Spinal Cord Ependymoma -- Part V. Spine: Metastatic -- Metastatic Epidural Spinal Cord Compression: Conventional Radiotherapy -- Vertebral Body Metastasis -- Part VI. Leptomeningeal Disease -- Evaluation and Workup of Leptomeningeal Disease -- Palliative Radiation Therapy for Leptomeningeal Disease -- Part VII. Optic Pathway Tumors -- Optic Pathway Gliomas -- Optic Nerve Sheath Meningioma -- Part VIII. Ocular Oncology -- Uveal Melanoma -- Part IX. Skull Base Tumor -- Skull Base Tumors -- Part X. Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma -- Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma -- Part XI. Rare Tumors -- Choroid Plexus Tumors -- Hemangiopericytoma -- Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Hemangioblastomas -- NF2 Related Tumors and Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumors -- Germ Cell Tumors -- Pineal Region Tumors -- Glomus Tumors -- Adult Medulloblastoma -- Intracranial Ependymoma -- Central Neurocytoma -- Part XII. Metastatic Brain Disease -- Prognostic Classification Systems for Brain Metastases -- Neurosurgical Management of Single Brain Metastases -- Multiple Brain Metastases -- Postoperative Treatment for Brain Metastasis -- Part XIII. Vascular Conditions of the CNS -- Vascular Malformation -- Trigeminal Neuralgia -- Part XIV. Radiation Associated Complications -- Brain Radionecrosis -- Spinal Cord Tolerance and Risk of Radiation Myelopathy -- Radiation Optic Neuropathy -- Cerebral Atrophy and Leukoencephalopathy Following Cranial Irradiation -- Hypopituitarism -- Neurocognitive Changes -- Cranial Nerve Palsies, Vascular Damage, and Brainstem Injury -- Part XV. Radiation Modalities Applied to CNS Tumors -- 3-D Conformal Therapy and Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy/Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy -- Linac Based Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Hypofractionated Stereotactic Radiotherapy -- Gamma Knife’ Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Hypo-Fractionated Stereototatic Radiotherapy -- Spinal Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy -- Proton Beam Therapy (For CNS Tumors) -- Brachytherapy.
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Advanced Techniques in Minimally Invasive and Robotic Colorectal Surgery

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Ovunc Bardakcioglu, editor. --Boston, MA: Springer US , c2015.
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This book bridges gap between the practicing community of surgeons and the surgical innovators, and it provides a foundation for all classic and new techniques in minimally invasive colorectal surgery. It provides tips and tricks that allow the user to move up the learning curve, manage difficult scenarios, overcome challenges, increase the utilization of minimal invasive techniques and decrease the conversion to open surgery. By enhancing the surgical tool box, the surgeon will be able to prog…
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Bardakcioglu, Ovunc
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Ovunc Bardakcioglu, editor
Place of Publication
Boston, MA
Publisher
Springer US
Date of Publication
c2015
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvii, 259 p. : 194 illus., 185 illus. in color)
ISBN
9781489975317
9781489975300 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Colorectal surgery - methods
Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures - methods
Robotic Surgical Procedures - methods
Abstract
This book bridges gap between the practicing community of surgeons and the surgical innovators, and it provides a foundation for all classic and new techniques in minimally invasive colorectal surgery. It provides tips and tricks that allow the user to move up the learning curve, manage difficult scenarios, overcome challenges, increase the utilization of minimal invasive techniques and decrease the conversion to open surgery. By enhancing the surgical tool box, the surgeon will be able to progress from the novice to the master. Rather than describing operative procedures, which may be very biased by an individual author, the guide provides alternative building blocks of various difficulty for different procedures, thereby allowing the surgeon to tailored surgery to patient and surgeon`s own comfort level and experience. Advanced Techniques in Minimally Invasive and Robotic Colorectal Surgery is an inspirational guide for the innovator of the future. This text allows surgeons of all levels to better adapt to inevitable changes in future techniques. Advanced Techniques in Minimally Invasive and Robotic Colorectal Surgery is of great value to general surgeons, colon and rectal surgeons, minimally invasive surgeons as well as residents and fellows.
Contents
Development of Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery: History, Evidence, Learning Curve, and Current Adaptation -- Preoperative Planning and Postoperative Care in Minimal Invasive Colorectal Surgery -- Operating Room Setup and General Techniques in Minimal Invasive Colorectal Surgery -- Operating room setup and general techniques for robotic surgery -- Right Hemicolectomy and Ileocecectomy: laparoscopic approach -- Right Hemicolectomy and Ileocecectomy: hand-assisted laparoscopic approach -- Right Hemicolectomy and Ileocecectomy: Single Port Laparoscopic Approach -- Right Hemicolectomy and Ileocecectomy: laparoscopic intacorporeal anastomosis -- Right hemicolectomy and Ileocecectomy: robotic approach -- Right Hemicolectomy and Ileocecectomy: single port robotic approach -- Right hemicolectomy and ileocecectomy: robotic intracorporeal anastomosis -- Transverse Colectomy: laparoscopic approach -- Sigmoid Colectomy and Left Hemicolectomy: laparoscopic approach -- Sigmoid Colectomy and Left Hemicolectomy: hand assisted laparoscopic approach -- Sigmoid colectomy and left hemicolectomy: single port laparoscopic approach -- Sigmoid colectomy and left hemiolectomy: robotic approach -- Proctectomy and Rectopexy: laparoscopic approach -- Proctectomy and Rectopexy: hybrid robotic approach -- Proctectomy: Total robotic approach -- Total colectomy and Proctocolectomy: laparoscopic approach -- Total Colectomy and Proctocolectomy: hand assisted laparoscopic approach -- Total Colectomy and Proctocolectomy:á single port laparoscopic approach -- Stoma Construction: Laparoscopic approach -- Stoma Construction: single port laparoscopic approach -- Transanal Endoscopic Surgery (TES) -- Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM) -- Transanal Minimally Invasive Surgery (TAMIS).
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Advanced Trauma and Surgery

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Xiaobing Fu, Liangming Liu, editors. --Singapore: Springer , 2017.
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This book discusses different aspects of trauma surgery, ranging from the various types of trauma and their management, infection, sepsis and inflammation to tissue injury and repair in trauma. It discusses cellular, molecular and genetic research findings and their role in pathogenesis in trauma and injury. In addition, it highlights the translational application of advanced theories and technologies in the management of trauma patients. This book is a valuable resource for anyone involved in …
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Liu, Liangming
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Xiaobing Fu, Liangming Liu, editors
Place of Publication
Singapore
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2017
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiv, 452 pages) : 71 illus., 52 illus. in color
ISBN
9789811024252
9789811024245 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Advanced Trauma Life Support Care
Wounds and Injuries - therapy
Traumatology
Abstract
This book discusses different aspects of trauma surgery, ranging from the various types of trauma and their management, infection, sepsis and inflammation to tissue injury and repair in trauma. It discusses cellular, molecular and genetic research findings and their role in pathogenesis in trauma and injury. In addition, it highlights the translational application of advanced theories and technologies in the management of trauma patients. This book is a valuable resource for anyone involved in the management of severe trauma damage to tissues wanting to reduce early mortality and improve patients' quality of life. Editor Xiaobing Fu is a professor and director of the Key Laboratory of Wound Repair and Regenerative Medicine of PLA, The First Affiliated Hospital of the PLA General Hospital, Beijing, China. Professor Fu is also an academician of Chinese Academy Engineering. Editor Liangming Liu is a professor at the State Key Laboratory of Trauma, Burns, and Combined Injury, Daping Hospital, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing, China.
Contents
Damage Control Theory in Treatment of Multiple Injuries -- Open Abdomen Treatment for Severe Trauma -- Advances in the Management of Thoracic Trauma -- The Normalization and Promotion of Large Craniotomy Treatment for Severe Traumatic Brain Injury -- Current Developments on Traffic Medicine -- The Features of Explosive Fragments Induced Injury and Management -- Advances in Early Treatment of Combat and Traumatic Shock -- Calcium Desensitization Mechanism and Treatment for Vascular Hyporesponsiveness After Shock -- Acute Coagulopathy of Trauma-Shock -- Research Progress in Trauma Metabolism and Nutrition -- Metabolic Changes and Nutrition Therapy in Burn Patients -- Early Prediction and Prevention of Trauma-Related Infection/Sepsis -- Genetic Polymorphisms and Trauma Precision Medicine -- Novel Inflammatory and Immunomodulatory Mediators in Sepsis -- Research Advances in Biomarker for Sepsis -- Trauma, Regulated Cell Death, and Inflammation -- To Explore Sepsis, We Need New Thought -- Regenerative Medicine in China: The Capacity, Capability and Reliability -- The Differences of Cell Biology in the Repair Process of Wound and Refractory Wound Surface -- Stem Cell Based Biotherapy for Radiation Related Injury -- Spinal Cord Injury and Regenerative Repair -- Cells Transplantation for the Repair of Peripheral Nerve Injuries -- Sweat Gland Regeneration: Basic Scientific Problems and Possible Technical Approaches.
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Advances in Geriatric Dermatology

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Anne Lynn S. Chang, editor. --Cham: Springer , c2015.
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This concise, easy-to-read book summarizes the current clinical evidence and basic science relating to aging and the skin, assisting the clinician in addressing skin problems in older dermatologic patients. Each chapter focuses on a particular area in which new knowledge has rapidly emerged over the past 5 years, ensuring that the book is completely up-to-date. Recent insights into aging skin from basic and translational science are first discussed, covering the underlying genetics and the pote…
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Chang, Anne Lynn S
Responsibility
Anne Lynn S. Chang, editor
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2015
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiii, 109 p. : 8 illus. in color)
ISBN
9783319183800
9783319183794 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Skin Aging
Skin Diseases
Skin Manifestations
Abstract
This concise, easy-to-read book summarizes the current clinical evidence and basic science relating to aging and the skin, assisting the clinician in addressing skin problems in older dermatologic patients. Each chapter focuses on a particular area in which new knowledge has rapidly emerged over the past 5 years, ensuring that the book is completely up-to-date. Recent insights into aging skin from basic and translational science are first discussed, covering the underlying genetics and the potential role of topical agents and procedures in reversing the aging process. Evidence-based prescribing in older patients is then explained, and the evidence relating to treatments for psoriasis, reviewed. Further chapters in Geriatric Dermatology address non-surgical treatment options for basal cell carcinoma, the increase in and management of sexually transmitted diseases in older dermatology patients, and cutaneous signs of elder mistreatment. Case vignettes and informative illustrations assist the reader in quickly grasping the connection between an age-related process and its clinical impact. Geriatric Dermatology is written for dermatologists, research scientists with translational interest, geriatricians, and gerontologists.
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Dermato-pharmacology in Older Patients -- Pruritus in Older Patients -- Aged-Related Changes in the Nails -- Hormonal Regulation and Systemic Signals of Skin Aging -- Psoriasis Therapy in the Geriatric Population -- Supportive Skin Care in Older Patients -- Long-Term Care Dermatology -- Evidence-Based Treatment of Actinic Keratoses in Older Adults -- Recent Advances in Skin Cancer Treatment in Older Adults.
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Advice to the healer : on the art of caring

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Richard Colgan, author. (2nd ed.) --New York, NY: Springer , c2013.
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Clinicians--physicians, nurses, dentists, pharmacists, social workers, psychologists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and others--share the unique responsibility of patient care and the limitless fulfillment this calling can provide.The healing professions have an ancient and venerable tradition of service, honor, and humanism that is often communicated from teacher to student in anecdotes and bits of wisdom told quickly in passing. Gathering together this type of valuable informatio…
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Colgan, Richard
Responsibility
Richard Colgan, author
Edition
2nd ed.
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvi, 181 p. : 19 ill.)
ISBN
9781461451709
Subjects (MeSH)
Patient Care
Philosophy, Medical
Physician's Role - psychology
Physician-Patient Relations
Subjects (LCSH)
Family medicine
Abstract
Clinicians--physicians, nurses, dentists, pharmacists, social workers, psychologists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and others--share the unique responsibility of patient care and the limitless fulfillment this calling can provide.The healing professions have an ancient and venerable tradition of service, honor, and humanism that is often communicated from teacher to student in anecdotes and bits of wisdom told quickly in passing. Gathering together this type of valuable information in one place, Advice to the Healer: On the Art of Caring, Second Edition, includes biographies of historical luminaries in medicine, tales from everyday practice, inspirational quotes and artwork, and advice for new and veteran healers alike. "Today, when medical education short-changes basic clinical skills in favor of technology, when many young clinicians seem to view medicine as a trade instead of a calling, and when we see practicing physicians hawking their services on roadside billboards, it is refreshing to read a book that extols medicine's rich history and traditional values." --Robert B. Taylor, MD, Professor Emeritus of Family Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University.
Contents
Part I. Inspirational Perspectives from History -- -- Introduction -- Ancient times -- Chinese and medieval medicine -- The twentieth century -- Modern masters -- -- Part II. Practical Advice for the Modern-Day Healer -- -- Survival tips for the younger clinician -- Civility -- Lessons learned from private practice -- A doctor's journal -- Heal thyself -- The healer.
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Aesthetic Plastic Surgery of the Abdomen

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Alberto Di Giuseppe, Melvin A. Shiffman, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2016.
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This comprehensive book covers anatomy, recent techniques, postoperative care, possible complications, and outcomes in aesthetic surgery of the abdomen. The extensive section on aesthetic procedures includes many important innovations in abdominoplasty. Detailed consideration is also given to the various potential complications, with guidance on their prevention, diagnosis, and management. The book is written by acknowledged experts in the topics on which they write. It will be of value for res…
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Di Giuseppe, Alberto
Shiffman, Melvin A
Responsibility
Alberto Di Giuseppe, Melvin A. Shiffman, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (xv, 556 p. : 454 illus., 446 illus. in color)
ISBN
9783319200040
9783319200033 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Abdomen - surgery
Cosmetic Techniques
Reconstructive Surgical Procedures
Surgery, Plastic - methods
Abstract
This comprehensive book covers anatomy, recent techniques, postoperative care, possible complications, and outcomes in aesthetic surgery of the abdomen. The extensive section on aesthetic procedures includes many important innovations in abdominoplasty. Detailed consideration is also given to the various potential complications, with guidance on their prevention, diagnosis, and management. The book is written by acknowledged experts in the topics on which they write. It will be of value for residents and fellows and more experienced surgeons in the fields of plastic surgery, general surgery, cosmetic surgery, and general surgery.
Contents
History -- 1. History of abdominoplasty -- 2. Muscular anatomy of the abdominal wall -- 3. Vascular and neurologic anatomy of the abdominal wall -- 4. Anatomical illustration study of the abdominal wall and fat- techniques -- 5. The impact of the menstrual cycle on intra-operative and postoperative bleeding in abdominoplasty patients -- 6. The umbilical locator -- 7. Scarpa fascia preservation during abdominoplasty -- 8. Medial advancement of infra-umbilical scarpa's fascia improves waistline definition in "Brazilian" abdominoplasty -- 9. Progressive tension sutures in abdominoplasty -- 10. Evolution of the high-superior-tension lipoabdominoplasty: the high tension abdominoplasty -- 11. Lipoabdominoplasty with abdominal definition -- 12."Smile" plication abdominoplasty -- 13. Anchor line abdominoplasty -- 14. Circumferential abdominoplasty -- 15. A paradigm shift for abdominoplasty: transverse hypogastric plication without supraumbilical dissection, unrestricted liposuction, neoumbilicoplasty and low placement of the scar (tulua) -- 16. Abdominoplasty combined with cesarean section: discussion of the evidence -- 17. Lipoabdominoplasty -- 18. Modified combined lipoabdominoplasty without surgical drains -- 19. Vaser lipoabdominoplasty -- 20. Effectiveness and safety of combining laser-assisted liposuction and abdominoplasty -- 21. Abdominal contouring associated with other procedures -- 22. Modified abdominoplasty for patients with prune belly syndrome -- 23. Vaser abdominal contouring -- 24. Abdominoplasty access for desmoid tumor resection in the rectus abdominis muscle -- 25. Abdominal wall repair post hernia in kidney and liver transplantation and after gunshot wound -- 26. Abdominoplasty as the patient impetus for selection of the deep inferior epigastric artery perforator free flap donor site -- 27. Umbilicoplasty without external scar -- postoperative -- 28. Metabolic effect of abdominoplasty in the lipid profile of patients with dyslipidemia -- 29. Weight reduction following abdominoplasty -- 30. Ventilatory function in patients who underwent abdominoplasty with plication of the aponeurosis of the external oblique -- 31. C-reactive protein decrease after postbariatric abdominoplasty- complications -- 32. Complications of abdominoplasty -- 33. Retrospective analysis of never events in panniculectomy and abdominoplasty patients and their financial implications -- 34. Tension suture technique combined with lidocaine-adrenalin-saline-infiltration decreases complications in abdominoplasty -- 35. Acute abdomen after abdominoplasty: differential diagnosis -- 36. The impact of the menstrual cycle on intra-operative and postoperative bleeding in abdominoplasty patients -- 37. Maximizing chemoprophylaxis against venous thromboembolism in abdominoplasty -- 38. A study of postural changes after abdominal rectus plication abdominoplasty -- 39. Abdominoplasty complications and seroma. From prevention to effective treatment -- 40. Delayed complications in abdominoplasty: a case of a ten-year-old abdominoplasty abscess: a case of a 10-year-old abdominoplasty abscess -- 41. Acute esophageal dilation mimicking serious pulmonary complication after post-bariatric abdominoplasty -- 42. Hematological variables and iron status in abdominoplasty after bariatric surgery -- 43. Increased intraoperative bleeding in patients undergoing abdominoplasty after gastroplasty is not due to coagulopathy or vascular anatomic changes: outcomes, satisfaction -- 44. Comparison of short-term surgical outcomes between nhs and private sector abdominoplasty surgery -- 45. Outcomes of traditional cosmetic abdominoplasty in a community setting -- 46. Long-term ultrasonographic evaluation of midline aponeurotic plication during abdominoplasty -- 47. Complications and level of satisfaction after dermolipectomy and abdominoplasty post-bariatric surgery.
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The Ageing Immune System and Health

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Valquiria Bueno, Janet M. Lord, Thomas A. Jackson, editors. --Cham: Springer , 2017.
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The present book intends to provide an update on immunosenescence and how deficiencies in the immune system contribute to a higher susceptibility to infections, decline in organ function, reduced vaccination responses, age-related disease and the ageing process itself, negatively affecting longevity. Our focus is on the main changes in immune system cells and their products occurring during the ageing process and the possible consequences for health and disease. This includes: discussion of the…
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Bueno, Valquiria
Lord, Janet M
Jackson, Thomas A
Responsibility
Valquiria Bueno, Janet M. Lord, Thomas A. Jackson, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2017
Physical Description
1 online resource (xii, 182 pages) : 19 illus., 11 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319433653
9783319433639 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Aging - immunology
Immune System - physiopathology
Immunosenescence
Abstract
The present book intends to provide an update on immunosenescence and how deficiencies in the immune system contribute to a higher susceptibility to infections, decline in organ function, reduced vaccination responses, age-related disease and the ageing process itself, negatively affecting longevity. Our focus is on the main changes in immune system cells and their products occurring during the ageing process and the possible consequences for health and disease. This includes: discussion of the modulatory and/or suppressive mechanisms associated with the alterations in T regulatory cells, B regulatory cells and Myeloid Derived Suppressor cells; changes in the immune system observed in chronic neurodegenerative diseases, cancer, lung disease and frailty will also be discussed. Most importantly we provide recent literature information about possible interventions (focusing on physical activity) that could alleviate the negative effects of immunosenescence. The Ageing Immune System and Health is a comprehensive guide on the field intended to all physicians, researchers, professors and students interested on relationship between immune system, ageing and health.
Contents
1. Innate Immunosenescence and Its Impact on Health in Old Age -- 2. Effects of Ageing on Adaptive Immune Responses -- 3. The DNA Methylome: An Interface Between the Environment, Immunity, and Ageing -- 4. The Role of CMV in Immunosenescence -- 5. Effects of Ageing on the Vaccination Response -- 6. Immunosenescence and the Ageing Lung -- 7. Cancer, Ageing and Immunosenescence -- 8. Immune to Brain Communication in Health, Age and Disease: Implications for Understanding Age-Related Neurodegeneration -- 9. Frailty and Ageing -- 10. Lifestyle Interventions to Improve Immunesenescence.
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Aging and heart failure : mechanisms and management

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Bodh I. Jugdutt, editor. --New York: Springer , c2014.
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This book synthesizes the major research advances in molecular, biochemical, and translational aspects of aging and heart failure over the last four decades and addresses future directions in management and drug discovery. It presents clinical issues and molecular mechanisms related to heart failure, including the changing demographics in the aging population with heart failure; hypertension and prevention of diastolic heart failure in the aging population; polypharmacy and adverse drug reactio…
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Jugdutt, Bodh I
Responsibility
Bodh I. Jugdutt, editor
Place of Publication
New York
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource
ISBN
9781493902682 (electronic bk.)
9781493902675
Subjects (MeSH)
Aging - physiology
Heart Failure
Subjects (LCSH)
Heart failure
Older people - Medical care
Abstract
This book synthesizes the major research advances in molecular, biochemical, and translational aspects of aging and heart failure over the last four decades and addresses future directions in management and drug discovery. It presents clinical issues and molecular mechanisms related to heart failure, including the changing demographics in the aging population with heart failure; hypertension and prevention of diastolic heart failure in the aging population; polypharmacy and adverse drug reactions in the aging population with heart failure; changes in the heart that accompany advancing age from humans to molecules; aging-associated alterations in myocardial inflammation and fibrosis; and aging-related changes in mitochondrial function and implications for heart failure therapy. The book succinctly summarizes the large volume of data on these key topics and highlights novel pathways that need to be explored. Featuring contributions from leading clinician-scientists, Aging and Heart Failure: Mechanisms and Management is an authoritative resource on the major clinical issues in heart failure therapy in the elderly for cardiologists, gerontologists, and internists.
Contents
Changing Demographics of the Aging Population with Heart Failure and Implications for Therapy -- Biology of Aging and Implications for Heart Failure Therapy and Prevention -- Hypertension and Prevention of Diastolic Heart Failure in the Aging Population -- Aging and Optimal Therapy of Systolic Heart Failure in the Elderly -- Atrial Fibrillation and Heart Failure in the Aging Population -- Optimizing Therapy of Heart Failure in the Aging Population with Monitoring in Clinics -- Cardiac Alterations in Aging, Hypertension, and Diastolic Heart Failure -- Polypharmacy and Adverse Drug Reactions in the Aging Population with Heart Failure -- Age-Related Changes in Vascular Biology and Implications for Heart Failure Therapy in the Aging Population -- Biomarkers and Optimal Management of Heart Failure in the Aging Population -- Benefits of Exercise in the Elderly -- The RAAS in Heart Failure: An Update on Clinical Trials and Opportunities for Therapy -- Aging and Diastolic Dysfunction: The Interplay of Inflammation and Extracellular Matrix Regulation -- Reperfusion and Vasodilator Therapy in Elderly Patients with STEMI and Heart Failure: Improving Outcomes -- Erythropoietin Therapy for Heart Failure -- Role of Resistin in Heart Failure in the Elderly -- Role of Coronary Artery Calcium in Cardiovascular Risk Stratification and Management in the Aging Population -- Aging and Remodeling of the RAS and RAAS and Related Pathways: Implications for Heart Failure Therapy -- Aging and Right Ventricular Failure from Pulmonary Hypertension: Effect of Right Ventricular and Pulmonary Artery Remodeling -- Aging and Right Ventricular Failure from Pulmonary Hypertension: Effect of Right Ventricular and Pulmonary Artery Remodeling -- Biomarkers of Cardiovascular Aging -- Changes in the Heart That Accompany Advancing Age: Humans to Molecules -- Aging-Related Changes in Cell Death and Cell Survival Pathways and Implications for Heart Failure Therapy -- Aging-Related Changes in Telomeres and Telomerases and Implications for Heart Failure Therapy -- Aging-Associated Alterations in Myocardial Inflammation and Fibrosis: Pathophysiological Perspectives and Clinical Implications -- Aging-Related Changes in Extracellular Matrix: Implications for Ventricular Remodeling Following Myocardial Infarction -- Calcium-Handling Defects and Changes in Cardiac Function in the Aging Heart -- Integrins: Implications for Aging in Heart Failure Therapy -- Adipokines as Novel Biomarkers in Aging and Heart Failure -- Aging-Related Changes in Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Postinfarction Remodeling: Implications for Heart Failure Therapy -- Aging-Related Changes in Mitochondrial Function and Implication for Heart Failure Therapy -- Regulation of SERCA Via Oxidative Modifications: Implications for the Pathophysiology of Diastolic Dysfunction in the Aging Heart -- SMP30 and Aging-Related Cardiac Remodeling and Heart Failure.
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Aging and Lung Disease : A Clinical Guide

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Margaret Pisani, editor. --New York, NY: Humana Press , c2012.
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People age 65 and older are the fastest growing segment of the U.S. population. In the 2010 census 16% of the population, 50 million people, were age 65 and older. That number is projected to increase to 66 million by the year 2050. Life expectancy has also increased, with recent CDC reports indicating life expectancy at 77.9 years. Age-adjusted death rates have decreased significantly with the largest changes occurring in older patients. Despite these trends, the 10 leading causes of death inc…
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Pisani, Margaret
Responsibility
Margaret Pisani, editor
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Humana Press
Date of Publication
c2012
Physical Description
1 online resource (xi, 314 p. : 28 ill., 20 ill. in color)
Series Title
Respiratory medicine (New York, N.Y.)
ISBN
9781607617273
Subjects (MeSH)
Lung Diseases
Subjects (LCSH)
Pneumology
Geriatrics
Abstract
People age 65 and older are the fastest growing segment of the U.S. population. In the 2010 census 16% of the population, 50 million people, were age 65 and older. That number is projected to increase to 66 million by the year 2050. Life expectancy has also increased, with recent CDC reports indicating life expectancy at 77.9 years. Age-adjusted death rates have decreased significantly with the largest changes occurring in older patients. Despite these trends, the 10 leading causes of death include several pulmonary etiologies including lung cancer, chronic respiratory diseases, influenza and pneumonia. Aging and Lung Disease: A Clinical Guide is devoted to understanding the impact of respiratory diseases in older patients. It includes reviews of physiology of the aging lung, allergy and immunology of the aging, as well as sleep changes over the life cycle. There are also comprehensive reviews on specific disease topics including chronic obstructive lung disease, lung cancer, atypical mycobacteria, interstitial lung disease, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary embolism, obstructive sleep apnea, and sleep disorders in older patients. Two chapters focus on unique issues in older patients; HIV and lung transplant. Included also are important chapters on assessing functional and cognitive status and end-of-life issues in older patients with lung disease. In addition to outlining the current state of knowledge, each chapter focuses on special considerations when caring for older patients. Of particular interest to pulmonologists, internists, and gerontologists, other readers, such as pulmonary and geriatric nurse practitioners, as well as clinical researchers interested in both pulmonary and aging issues, will find Aging and Lung Disease: A Clinical Guide to be a vital resource for improving their care of older patients with lung disorders.
Contents
Physiologic changes -- Physiologic changes in the aging lung -- Allergy and immunology of the aging lung -- Physiologic changes in sleep with aging -- Lung diseases in older patients: epidemiology, presentation, diagnosis, treatment -- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in older patients -- Lung cancer in older patients -- Pulmonary hypertension in older patients -- Pulmonary embolism in older patients -- Obstructive sleep apnea in older patients -- Sleep disorders in older patients -- Nontuberculous mycobacterial infections in older patients -- Interstitial lung disease in older patients -- Lung disease in older patients with HIV -- Special considerations in lung transplantation in older patients -- Assessment of functional and cognitive status in older patients with lung disease -- Addressing end-of-life issues in older patients with lung disease.
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Kiyoshi Makiyama, Shigeru Hirano, editors. --Singapore: Springer , 2017.
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This book discusses the aging voice, one of the interesting issues related to aging. Population aging is an issue in most developed countries, where both physicians and specialists are required to improve clinical and scientific practice for elderly adults. In particular, the need for expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of aging voice pathologies is increasing continually. New developments in regenerative medicine have taken care for the aging voice to new level, and the contributors to th…
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Makiyama, Kiyoshi
Hirano, Shigeru
Responsibility
Kiyoshi Makiyama, Shigeru Hirano, editors
Place of Publication
Singapore
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2017
Physical Description
1 online resource (ix, 115 pages) : 44 illus., 12 illus. in color
ISBN
9789811036989
9789811036972 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Aging
Voice Disorders
Voice - physiology
Abstract
This book discusses the aging voice, one of the interesting issues related to aging. Population aging is an issue in most developed countries, where both physicians and specialists are required to improve clinical and scientific practice for elderly adults. In particular, the need for expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of aging voice pathologies is increasing continually. New developments in regenerative medicine have taken care for the aging voice to new level, and the contributors to this book use their wealth of experience in the field of the aging voice to present the latest advances in this field. This book is a unique resource, providing new perspectives for physicians, clinicians and health care workers who are interested in the aging voice.
Contents
1. Overview -- 2. Age-Related Histological Changes of the Vocal Folds -- 3. Age-Related Changes in the Human Voice -- 4. Evaluation of Phonatory Function in the Elderly -- 5. Clinical Assessment of Elderly Vocal Folds by Laryngoscopy -- 6. Quantitative Analysis of High-Speed Digital Imaging for the Elderly -- 7. Collagen Injection for the Elderly with Dysphonia -- 8. Fat Injection for Voice Improvement in Atrophic Vocal Folds -- 9. Voice Therapy for the Elderly -- 10. Current Topics in Regenerative Medicine for the Laryngeal Tissues -- 11. Future Prospects -- Erratum to: Age-Related Changes in the Human Voice.
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AIDS in Pakistan : Bureaucracy, Public Goods and NGOs

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Ayaz Qureshi. --Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan , c2018.
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This book is the first full-length study of HIV/AIDS work in relation to government and NGOs. In the early 2000s, Pakistan's response to HIV/AIDS was scaled-up and declared an area of urgent intervention. This response was funded by international donors requiring prevention, care and support services to be contracted out to NGOs: a global policy considered particularly important in Pakistan where the high risk populations are criminalized by the state. Based on unparalleled ethnographic access …
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Qureshi, Ayaz
Responsibility
Ayaz Qureshi
Place of Publication
Singapore
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (xi, 217 p
ISBN
9789811062209
9789811062193 (print ed.)
9789811062216 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
HIV Infections
Health Policy
Public-Private Sector Partnerships
Other Subjects
Pakistan
Specialty
Policy
Public Health
Abstract
This book is the first full-length study of HIV/AIDS work in relation to government and NGOs. In the early 2000s, Pakistan's response to HIV/AIDS was scaled-up and declared an area of urgent intervention. This response was funded by international donors requiring prevention, care and support services to be contracted out to NGOs: a global policy considered particularly important in Pakistan where the high risk populations are criminalized by the state. Based on unparalleled ethnographic access to government bureaucracies and their dealings with NGOs, Qureshi examines how global policies were translated by local actors and how they responded to the evolving HIV/AIDS crisis. The book encourages readers to reconsider the orthodoxy of policies regarding public-private partnership by critiquing the resulting changes in the bureaucracy, civil society and public goods. It is a must-read for students, scholars and practitioners concerned with neoliberal agendas in global health and development.
Contents
1. Introduction -- 2. AIDS in the Islamic Republic -- 3. The HIV prevention market -- 4. Enterprising bureaucrats -- 5. Surviving hard times -- 6. Participating in the Global Fund -- 7. Responsibility for care and support -- 8. AIDS activism and "civil society" -- 9. Conclusion.
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Alcohol, nutrition, and health consequences

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Ronald Ross Watson, Victor R. Preedy, Sherma Zibadi, editors. --New York, NY: Humana Press , c2013.
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Alcohol, Nutrition, and Health Consequences provides practical, data-driven resources to help the reader understand the basics, treatments and preventive strategies that are involved in the understanding of how alcohol may affect healthy individuals as well as those with chronic alcohol use with or without relevant infectious diseases, obesity, diabetes and/or neurocognitive declines. It will also help the clinician define the causes and types of nutritional changes due to alcohol use and also …
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Watson, Ronald Ross
Preedy, Victor R
Zibadi, Sherma
Responsibility
Ronald Ross Watson, Victor R. Preedy, Sherma Zibadi, editors
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Humana Press
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxi, 578 p. : 70 ill., 8 ill. in color)
Series
Nutrition and Health
Series Title
Nutrition and health (Totowa, N.J.)
ISBN
9781627030472
Subjects (MeSH)
Alcohol-Related Disorders - complications
Ethanol - adverse effects
Ethanol - metabolism
Nutrition Disorders - etiology
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena
Subjects (LCSH)
Nutrition
Personal health and hygiene
Emergency medicine
Abstract
Alcohol, Nutrition, and Health Consequences provides practical, data-driven resources to help the reader understand the basics, treatments and preventive strategies that are involved in the understanding of how alcohol may affect healthy individuals as well as those with chronic alcohol use with or without relevant infectious diseases, obesity, diabetes and/or neurocognitive declines. It will also help the clinician define the causes and types of nutritional changes due to alcohol use and also explain how nutrition can be used to ameliorate its consequences. Chapters present the application of current nutritional knowledge by physicians and dietitians. Specific areas involving alcohol-related damage due to nutritional changes are reviewed, including heart disease, obesity, digestive tract cancers, lactation, brain function, and liver disease. In addition, alcohol's effects on absorption of minerals and nutrients, a key role in causing damage are treated. The importance of diet in modifying alcohol and its metabolite damage is also explained. Alcohol, Nutrition, and Health Consequences is essential reading for alcohol therapists and researchers as well as primary care physicians and dietitians and is an easy reference to help the clinician, student, and dietitian comprehend the complex changes caused by direct and indirect effects of ethanol at the cellular level via its nutritional modification.
Contents
Alcoholic and Nutrition: an Overview -- Genetics of alcohol metabolism -- Laboratory models available to study alcohol and nutrition -- Ethanol-induced lipid peroxidation and apoptosis in embryopathy -- Alcohol Use During Lactation: Effects on the Mother Infant Dyad -- Moderate alcohol administration: oxidative stress and nutritional status -- Alcohol use and abuse: Effects on Body Weight and body composition -- Alcohol Nutrition and health inequalities -- The effect of diet on protein modification by ethanol metabolites -- Vitamin B12 deficiency in alcoholics -- Alcohol American Indians/Alaskan Natives and Alcohol: Biology, Nutrition and Positive Programs -- Metabolism of Ethanol to Acetaldehyde in the Rat Mammary Tissue. Inhibitory Effects of Plant Polyphenols and Folic Acid -- Dietary zinc supplementation and prenatal ethanol exposure -- Tocotrienol and cognitive dysfunction induced by alcohol -- Soy Products Affecting Alcohol Absorption and Metabolism -- Oats supplementation and alcohol-induced oxidative tissue damage -- Fish oil n-3 fatty acids to prevent hippocampus and cognitive dysfunction in experimental alcoholism -- Alcohol in HIV and possible interactions with antiretroviral medications -- Popular energy drinks and alcohol -- The psychological synergistic effects of alcohol and caffeine -- Alcohol and Smoking: A correlation of use in youth? -- Are there Physiological Correlations between alcohol and tobacco use in adults? -- Alcohol, HIV/AIDS and Liver Disease -- Nutritional status, socioeconomic factors, alcohol and cataracts -- Alcohol Intake and High Blood Pressure -- Alcohol and dyslipidemia -- Dietary antioxidants in chronic alcoholic pancreatitis -- Alcohol consumption, lifestyle factors and risk of type 2 diabetes -- Alcohol, overweight, and obesity -- Nutrition alcohol and anorectic and bulimic adolescents -- Viral infections and cancer during alcohol use -- Ethanol and hepatocarcinogenesis -- Alcohol, diet and their interaction in colorectal and urinary tract tumors -- Alcohol, acetaldehyde and digestive tract cancer -- Alcohol Intake and Esophageal Cancer: Epidemiologic Evidence -- A Nutritional approach to prevent alcoholic liver disease -- Nutraceutical potential of indigenous plant foods and herbs for treatment of alcohol related Liver damage -- Alcohol and nutrition as risk factors for chronic liver disease -- Alcohol-related liver disease: Roles of insulin resistance, lipotoxic ceramide accumulation and endoplasmic reticulum stress -- Nutrition and alcoholic and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: The significance of cholesterol -- Dietary fatty acids and alcoholic liver disease -- Nutrition in alcoholic steatohepatitis -- Alcoholic and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and vitamin A.
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Alpine Skiing Injuries : Prevention and Management

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Herbert Schoenhuber, Andrea Panzeri, Simone Porcelli, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2018.
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This book provides detailed information on the different forms of injury that are associated with training for and participation in Alpine skiing, covering risk factors and epidemiology, incidence, injury patterns, and, above all, preventive strategies and current management approaches. Conditions addressed in individual chapters include concussion, traumatic dislocations due to high-energy trauma or inappropriate movements, overuse injuries resulting from dry-land training or skiing on snow, t…
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Schoenhuber, Herbert
Panzeri, Andrea
Porcelli, Simone
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Herbert Schoenhuber, Andrea Panzeri, Simone Porcelli, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (viii, 129 p.) : 38 illus., 25 illus. in color
Series Title
Sports and traumatology
ISBN
9783319613550
9783319613543 (print ed.)
9783319613567 (print ed.)
ISSN
2105-0759
Subjects (MeSH)
Athletic Injuries - prevention & control
Skiing - injuries
Sports Medicine - methods
Specialty
Sports Medicine
Abstract
This book provides detailed information on the different forms of injury that are associated with training for and participation in Alpine skiing, covering risk factors and epidemiology, incidence, injury patterns, and, above all, preventive strategies and current management approaches. Conditions addressed in individual chapters include concussion, traumatic dislocations due to high-energy trauma or inappropriate movements, overuse injuries resulting from dry-land training or skiing on snow, the fractures typically associated with present-day Alpine skiing accidents, and musculoskeletal disorders. The importance of a sound understanding of biomechanics and physiological systems for the design of suitable training protocols and trauma prevention is clearly explained, and in-depth information and guidance are provided on training and testing for elite skiers and return to sporting activity following injury. Among the other topics addressed in individual chapters are the relationship of changes in skiing equipment over recent decades to particular types of injury and the potential consequences of exposure to hypobaric hypoxia and other stressors at high altitude. The book will be of great value to all medical professionals who work with or care for Alpine skiers, as well as for trainers and the skiers themselves.
Contents
1. Biomechanics of Alpine Skiing -- 2. Physiology of Alpine Skiing -- 3. Training and Testing for Elite Skiers -- 4. Epidemiology of Alpine Skiing Injuries -- 5. Concussion in Alpine Ski -- 6. Traumatic Dislocation and Fractures -- 7. Overuse Injuries in Alpine Skiers -- 8. Prevention of Overuse Injuries in Alpine Skiers -- 9. Musculoskeletal Disorders among Elite Alpine Skiing Racers -- 10. Return to Elite Alpine Sports Activity after Injury -- 11. Role of Ski Equipment on Injury Rate -- 12. Respiratory System Illness and Hypoxia.
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Anesthesia for Urologic Surgery

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Daniel M. Gainsburg, Ethan O. Bryson, Elizabeth A. M. Frost, editors. --New York, NY: Springer , c2014.
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This is an up-to-date clinical reference on anesthesia for urological surgery. Advances in urological procedures, the advent of treatment of patients with strong anticoagulant and antiplatelet medications, and the demographics of urology patients (many of whom are young or elderly) present challenges for the anesthesiologist and have necessitated changes in anesthesia practice. Urological anesthesia is not recognized as a subspecialty, and this book, which reflects the expertise of clinicians a…
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Gainsburg, Daniel M
Bryson, Ethan O
Frost, Elizabeth A. M
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Daniel M. Gainsburg, Ethan O. Bryson, Elizabeth A. M. Frost, editors
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvi, 367 p. : 39 illus., 35 illus. in color)
ISBN
9781461473633
9781461473626 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Anesthesia
Urologic Surgical Procedures
Abstract
This is an up-to-date clinical reference on anesthesia for urological surgery. Advances in urological procedures, the advent of treatment of patients with strong anticoagulant and antiplatelet medications, and the demographics of urology patients (many of whom are young or elderly) present challenges for the anesthesiologist and have necessitated changes in anesthesia practice. Urological anesthesia is not recognized as a subspecialty, and this book, which reflects the expertise of clinicians and researchers from around the United States and Europe, is written for the majority of anesthesiologists and nurse anesthetists who will provide anesthesia for these patients. The book includes coverage of these topics: Renal physiology and pharmacology; Urologic anesthesia in all age groups, and in both the operating room and outpatient setting; Special considerations in the pregnant patient and in renal transplantation; Anesthesia for robotic surgery of the prostate; In older patients, problems arising from co-morbidities and the risk of drug interactions; Appropriate pain management in inpatient and outpatient settings; The unique challenges of positioning the patient; Medico-legal considerations, including analyses from the closed claims study.
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1. Anesthesia and Renal Function: Perioperative Considerations -- 2. Preoperative Evaluation of the Geriatric Patient -- 3. Anesthesia for Urological Endoscopic Procedures -- 4. Anesthesia for Office-Based Urological Procedures -- 5. Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy and Percutaneous Nephrolithotripsy -- 6. Anesthesia for Laparoscopic and Robotic-assisted Urological Procedures -- 7. Anesthesia for Renal Transplantation:á Recipient and Donor Care -- 8. Anesthesia for Pheochromocytoma -- 9. Anesthesia for Pediatric Urology -- 10. Open Urological Procedures: Anesthetic Considerations in Radical Cystectomy with Diversion, Radical Prostatectomy, and Radical Nephrectomy -- 11. The Pregnant Patient -- 12. Positioning for Urological Procedures -- 13. Management of the Urological Patient Taking Anticoagulant or Antiplatelet Medication -- 14. Pain Management -- 15. Use of the Simulation Laboratory to Teach Urological Anesthesia -- 16. Legal Considerations in Urological Surgery.
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An Introduction to Health Policy : A Primer for Physicians and Medical Students

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Manish K. Sethi, William H. Frist, editors. --New York, NY: Springer , c2013.
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With healthcare expenditures in the United States currently totaling over $3.1 trillion and the prospect that this spending will continue to increase exponentially over the next several years, an appreciation of the evolution of healthcare policy in the United States and the subsequent changes that are expected to occur in the delivery and financing of these services is critical for those in the healthcare field. An Introduction to Health Policy: A Primer for Physicians and Medical Students is …
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Sethi, Manish K
Frist, William H
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Manish K. Sethi, William H. Frist, editors
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiii, 259 p. : 12 illus., 11 illus. in color)
ISBN
9781461477358
9781461477341 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Economics, Medical
Health Care Expenditures
Health Policy
Other Subjects
United States
Abstract
With healthcare expenditures in the United States currently totaling over $3.1 trillion and the prospect that this spending will continue to increase exponentially over the next several years, an appreciation of the evolution of healthcare policy in the United States and the subsequent changes that are expected to occur in the delivery and financing of these services is critical for those in the healthcare field. An Introduction to Health Policy: A Primer for Physicians and Medical Students is the first book of its kind written by physician leaders in health policy across the United States to aid doctors and students in developing an understanding of the key issues that have shaped health policy and the transformative nature of these changes on healthcare delivery in America. The book includes coverage of these topics: Historical context in which healthcare evolved in the 20th century; Origins of Medicare and Medicaid and the challenges facing these programs; Understanding quality and cost in health policy; The benefits and challenges of health information technology; The economics of healthcare; Proposed models for payment reform; International systems of care and consumer-driven healthcare; Understanding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
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The History of Healthcare in the United States Pre-1965 -- Medicare and Its Evolution to 2011 -- Medicaid and the State Children's Health Insurance Program -- Breaking Down Health Care Insurance from HMO to PPO and Beyond -- Understanding Quality and Cost from a Health Policy Perspective -- Prevention and U.S. Healthcare -- The Rise of Comparative Effectiveness Research -- Health Information Technology: Clinical and Policy Context -- Prescription Drug and Pharmaceuticals Policy -- Health Disparities -- The Economics of Healthcare -- The American Healthcare System: Understanding How the Pieces Come Together -- Alternative Systems of Care and Consumer-Driven Healthcare -- National Healthcare Systems: A Worldview -- Reimbursement: Understanding How We Pay For Healthcare -- How Healthcare Policy Is Made in Washington: Understanding the Players and the Game -- Government and State Agencies: Who Administrates Healthcare on Federal and State Levels? -- The 2006 Massachusetts Health Care Reform -- The 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: What Is It and How Will It Change Healthcare?.
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